US: Senate Commerce Committee wants a word with Google, Amazon, Twitter

US: Senate Commerce Committee wants a word with Google, Amazon, Twitter

AT&T, Twitter, Alphabet’s Google and three other major web and internet service companies plan to testify before a US Senate panel later in September to lay out their consumer data privacy practices. According to a report in Reuters, the companies – which also include Amazon, Apple and Charter Communications – will appear before the Senate […]

US: Schumer aide closer to FTC confirmation

US: Schumer aide closer to FTC confirmation

The Senate Commerce Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of Rebecca Slaughter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Committee chairman John Thune (Republican, South Dakota) said he hoped the full senate could approve the new full FTC slate as early as next week. The other four nominees, Joseph Simons (chairman), Noah Joshua Phillips, Christine […]